Protect your well pump

Over the last 10-15 years you have probably heard that your well needs a Pumpsaver or a Pumptec. If you don’t have one, then you need one and here is why. Your well pump is expensive. Very expensive. Trust me, you want these pumps to last as long as possible. The average cost to replace…

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You need a storage tank on your well

Does your well: Supply water to your home or business? Have problems with sulfur gas? Give you low pressure during high demand or droughts? Have sediment issues? If you answered yes to any of these, then you need a storage tank system. Let me explain.  A conventional water system uses a submersible pump down in…

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Sulfur gas in water wells

Does your water smell like rotten eggs? Believe it or not, that is a good thing! I know you think I have lost my mind. When you hear what I have to say, you will understand why it is good, and how to deal with it. Sulfur gas is created in your well by bacteria.…

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Wells in high density areas

I thought I knew everything there was to know about the aquifers in my service area. I was wrong. I told customers that they would never see water levels drop that far. I was wrong. I thought production zones could handle huge numbers of wells and not be stressed. I was wrong.  If you live…

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Constant pressure pumps. Are they worth it?

Over the last decade, we have seen a huge increase in the sale of constant pressure pumps. Everyone sells them and most people are buying them. Everyone wants better pressure and many of you are willing to pay more to get it. Here are my thoughts. What is the difference? There are 2 main differences…

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Drawdown and Pumping Off Explained

Drawdown and Pumping Off Explained Your water well contractor will sometimes use big words to describe what is going on in your well. This is an attempt to explain some of those terms. Pumping off is a term that we use to describe when the pump sucks air.  This is caused by the pump moving…

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How do I make my water system more dependable?

If your water system shut off right now and didn’t work for 2 days, what would you do?  How devastating would that be to your lifestyle?  If your answer is “No big deal”, then you can flip to the next page.  But, if this would be a problem for you and you want to know…

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How to hire a good driller

Choosing the right driller can be a huge task.  And, it is probably the most important decision you will make regarding your water system.  Here are some tips to get it right. Hire a local well driller.  I often get requests to drill a well in areas that I am not familiar with the underground…

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